University of Dundee

BBSRC EASTBIO Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Studentship

Recruitment for the 2019 BBSRC EASTBIO PhD Programme is now complete.  Recruitment deadlines etc for the 2020 will be announced shortly

The programme is a partnership between the Universities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and St Andrews; The Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance (SULSA); and the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance (SUPA).  The Partnership was created in response to the establishment of BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnerships to provide PhD training in areas of strategic relevance to the BBSRC.  The DTP scheme will provide students with excellent cross-disciplinary research training in line with the current BBSRC strategy for research support and training.

The key elements of the programme consist of:

  • Structured training and mentoring programme: High-level Bioscience training (e.g. Systems Biology, Data Analysis) and Generic Skills training
  • Interactive discussion groups across the partnership based upon research themes
  • 3-month professional internship outside of academia
  • PhD projects in laboratories run by internationally renowned scientists
  • Competitive stipend of RCUK minimum which is currently £14,553 per annum, £5000 per year towards research training costs, tuition fees covered
  • Attendance at EASTBIO annual symposium

Application details and more information on the BBSRC EASTBIO Doctoral Training Partnership can be found at the website below. You must follow the instructions for your application to be considered:

For more information on the EASTBIO DTP programme and information on how to apply see the EASTBIO website.

Having referred to these instructions, to apply for a project hosted at the University of Dundee please submit both an online application using the apply now button and also send the required EASTBIO documentation to